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Garnet Cyril Trenholm


Garnet Cyril Trenholm

The death of Garnet Cyril Trenholm, 84, of Timber River, occurred on Tuesday, August 7, 2018,  at the Moncton Hospital, surrounded by his loving family.  Born in Timber River on April 29, 1934, Garnet was a son of the late Talbot and Estella (Walton) Trenholm.

Garnet had been a self-employed fisherman, carpenter, fox farmer, Christmas tree farmer and 'jack of all trades' prior to his employment as Maintenance Supervisor at Westford Nursing Home.  He took great pride in all of his endeavours.  One of his proudest accomplishment having been the construction of the steeple at St. James United Church, Baie Verte.  Garnet enjoyed hunting and spending time in the woods.

Garnet was a devoted and loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather and father-in-law.

He will be sadly missed by his wife of fifty-seven years, Jean (nee Turpin), Timber River; his children, Darlene (Clifford) Smallwood, Cape Tormentine, Joy (Shane) Banks, Murray Corner, and Michael (Janice Lake) Trenholm, Colpitts Settlement, NB; four grandchildren, Derek (Rebecca), Natasha (Nathan), Cally (Lukas), and Dylan; six great grandchildren, Brayden, Donovan, Sophia, Lily, Finn, and Rosa; three step great-grandchildren, Kamden, Hailey, and Dax.  In addition he is survived by a sister, Marjorie;  a brother, Norman (Wilda), as well as numerous special nieces and nephews.

Besides his parents, Garnet was predeceased by a grandson, Dustin Smallwood; brothers, Melvin, Talbot Jr., Daniel; a sister, Daphne.  He was also predeceased by his special dog and friend, Duke.

Arrangements are under the care and supervision of Jones Funeral Home, 70 Bridge Street, Sackville, (506-364-1300).  Honouring Garnet's wishes, there is to be no visitation.  A graveside service will be held at St. Clement's Parish Cemetery, Port Elgin, Friday, August 10, 2018 at 11 am.  Father Allison Carroll Presiding.  

Donations in memory of Garnet may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.

Sharing of memories and condolences may be sent to the family by visiting Garnet's online memorial at or through the Jones Funeral Home Facebook Page.

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Service Date
Friday, August 10, 2018
Service Time
11 am
Service Location
St. Clements Parish Cemetery, Port Elgin

No Visitation By Request

Burial Location
St. Clements Parish Cemetery, Port Elgin

Requested Charity
Donor's Choice